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The National African American Read-In

Hosted by the Black Caucus of NCTE and NCTE
February 2017

Celebrate Black History Month by taking part in the National African American Read-In. Sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and NCTE, and endorsed by the International Literacy Association, the goal is to document readers making the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of Black History Month activities.



Check out the African American Literature Book Club, the AALBC is a widely recognized source of author profiles, book and film reviews, book recommendations, event information, discussion forums, writer resources, interviews, articles, videos, and more.


Celebrate Black History Month:

Read a book by an African American author!

African American Read-In at Arrupe College

Friday Feb 23rd

Time: 1:10pm

Location: Beane Hall (Lewis Towers)

NCTE BookList

NCTE Booklist

The following document is a list of recommended books by 2015 NCTE attendees. You can also check out what books Loyola University Library has by selecting the Recommended Reads tab at the top of this page.

The African American Read-In was founded in 1990 by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English.

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